State Government Press Releases

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07/11/2014
Contact: Major Todd E. Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the State Police Detective Bureau, in conjunction with Inspectors from the...
07/11/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander, Rhode Island State Police Headquarters, (401) 444-1005, todd.catlow@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on July 11,...
07/10/2014
The Rhode Island State Police recently purchased a custom-built mobile crime laboratory through the use of federal forfeiture funds. This vehicle will replace an aging and obsolete twenty-two year old crime scene van. In addition to State Police investigations, the mobile crime laboratory will...
07/10/2014
Media Contact: Captain William C. Jamieson District "B" Commander State Police Headquarters (401) 444- 1012 On July 9, 2014, at 9:25 p.m., Troopers from the Rhode Island State Police Lincoln Woods Barracks responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 99 South, in the Town of Lincoln, RI.
07/06/2014
Media Contact: Corporal Edward L. Viera, Assistant Shift Supervisor, Lincoln Woods Barracks, (401) 444-1100 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, and Colonel James J. Mendoca, Chief of the Central Falls Police...
07/02/2014
July 2, 2014 Contact: Major Todd Catlow Detective Commander Rhode Island State Police Headquarters (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces that on Wednesday, July 2,
07/02/2014
Most Americans may not realize it, but the Fourth of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to alcohol-impaired driving crashes. That is why this Fourth of July, the Rhode Island State Police is stepping up enforcement efforts as part of the on-going "DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER"
07/01/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the State Police Financial Crimes Unit arrested a New Shoreham woman for the alleged larceny of $187,249.29 from her former employer. On July 1, 2014, ...
06/30/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the Financial Crimes Unit arrested a Tiverton woman for allegedly obtaining $26,896.79 from the state Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and RIte...
06/27/2014
Contact: Major Todd E. Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest by members of the ACI Investigations/Major Crimes Unit of a teacher at the Adult...